Leo Baeck Institute works to preserve and promote the history and culture of German-speaking Jews.
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The Art of Exile: Paintings by German-Jewish Refugees
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The Leo Baeck Institute is continually collecting new archival materials related to the history of German-speaking Jews.
This survey of the materials related to Jewish life in the collections of the Romanian National Archive repositories has resulted in an online catalog.
The LBI works with other libraries and consortia to integrate our collections into their search portals so that they are discoverable in context with other similar materials.
The Austrian Heritage Collection documents the history of Austrian-Jewish émigrés who fled to the US during the Nazi years through oral history interviews and collection of archival materials.
In addition to books and archival collections devoted to music and musicians, LBI has a small collection of recorded music.
DigiBaeck is your gateway to LBI's digital collections, a growing treasury of artifacts that document the rich heritage of German-speaking Jewry in the modern era.
The LBI Archives contain over 25,000 photographs ranging from family snapshots to the estates of professional photographers to albums assembled by Jewish communal institutions.
The Edythe Griffinger Art Catalog provides online access to over 1,200 items in LBI's Art and Objects Collection, with more added continually.
Music at the Leo Baeck Institute
Eric Rau collection, AR 10550 This assembly of sound recordings combines traditional synagogue- and High Holidays music with Yiddish folksongs, all collected by Eric Rau (1928-2013), a German born chemist and passionate activist for Jewish education. Highlights: Kol Nidre, sung by Chief Cantor Aron Weiss “Oi a Mame”, sung by ...